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Get familiar with the Outlook Calendar

Test yourself

Complete the following test so you can be sure you understand the material. Your answers are private, and test results are not scored.

How do you create a meeting from an e-mail message?

Open the message, and on the Home tab, in the Respond group, click Save to Calendar.

Right-click the message and click Meeting.

Click the message to select it, and on the Home tab, in the Respond group, click Meeting.

When I invite others to a meeting, any of the attendees can propose a new meeting time.



You need to leave for a dentist appointment an hour before it starts. How could you remember to do this but still accurately reflect the actual start time of the appointment in your calendar?

Schedule the appointment so that it starts an hour earlier in your calendar.

Schedule the appointment for the actual start time and set a reminder for one hour before the start of the appointment.

Book the appointment as an event for that day.

A dashed border for an appointment means the time has been set to:


Out of office.


Tasks appear in your free/busy information.



In my calendar, all-day events appear as:

Items on my Daily Task list.

Labels at the top of the calendar grid.

Long meetings, blocked out in my calendar grid like every other meeting.


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